4 Digital Platforms Leading the Future of Ed-Tech in India


Time has been changed so fastly that in today’s technology-driven world, teachers may no longer be the sole keepers of knowledge in the classroom.

The introduction of one-to-one initiatives, online classrooms, blended-learning models, and the overall rise of technology in classrooms allow for students to have far more access to constant information than past generations. Technology-driven education platforms are the new breed of startups. There are umpteen entrepreneurs wanting to solve the problems in the education sector through the internet.

The factors contributing to the growth of the sector include rising demands from various segments, growing internet, and convenience factors. It is also seen as one of the most lucrative sectors by the investors.

Here are few ed-tech platforms reshaping the career choices of Indians:

1. Byju's

The learning platform offers training for preparation of different entrance and competitive examinations like CAT, JEE, IAS, GRE, and GMAT. It aims to discover a unique methodology for increasing the pace of learning among the students by bringing into account the concept of learning through engaging in videos and interactive activities for personalized tutoring.

2. Make Me Study Abroad

MakeMeStudyAbroad is a one-stop, digitally-driven platform to facilitate education planning and documentation for students planning to study abroad. With a growing number of Indian students finding the education of their dreams on foreign shores, the complex processes involved for these applications means a substantial investment of time and effort.

The company looks to introduce technology in the traditional 'study abroad' process; connecting students through its online portal to assist them in their dream of studying abroad. The portal includes everything such as checking the eligibility, choosing the courses and colleges, applying for the admission and visa assistance.

3. Next Education

Founded in 2007, Next Education is a fast-growing, technology-driven company revolutionizing the education system in India. It is transforming education with innovative and engaging technology-based K-12 solutions used by over 2,00,000 teachers, to the learning delight of 10 million students across more than 10,000 schools.

It offers learning aids covering syllabuses of CBSE, ICSE, Army Board and 29 state boards, in seven Indian languages. The platform also offers assistance in an integrated curriculum, digital classrooms, school management software, hands-on learning, self-learning and teacher training.

4. Learn Social

LearnSocial is a nucleus of learning where students, job seekers, and professionals can learn new things and which can help in shaping their careers. The core offerings of the platform are real-time (Live) interaction between learners and instructors which enables a two-way communication between both the parties.

The main feature of the platform is that anyone can come and teach as well as learn if they wish to upgrade their knowledge and skills. The students also have the freedom to choose their batch timing and can opt for a change of batches freely with seven days money back guarantee.

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